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Posted on: March 8, 2018

March 8, 2018 -- Public Invited to Vote for Winners of Water Conservation Poster Contest

Winter Open House is March 20 from 5-7:30pm

Inland Empire – Members of the public are invited to view and vote on local students' artwork, check out the latest spring wildflower blooms, and tap into community resources on water-wise landscaping, composting, and other family-friendly activ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

November 7, 2017 -- New Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper Training for November and January


MONTCLAIR, Calif. – Chino Basin Water Conservation District is offering two upcoming hands-on trainings for landscape professionals, businesses, and individuals to earn their EPA WaterSense Qualified Water Efficient Landscape (QWEL) certification. Landsca...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017 -- Steve Sentes Appointed as CBWCD's Executive Director

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MONTCLAIR, Calif. – Steve Sentes, a leader in watershed management and restoration, was recently appointed as the new executive director of the Chino Basin Water Conservation District. Prior to this role, Sentes was most recently managing progra...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 -- Hot Off the Press: CBWCD's 2016/17 Annual Report!

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The Chino Basin Water Conservation District is proud to release its 2016/17 Annual Report. The document summarizes the District’s very busy year, which included:

  • adopting a new Strategic Plan;
  • swearing in of three new Board Members;
  • the retirement ...
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Posted on: August 2, 2017

August 2, 2017 -- One Family's LEAP to Save Water

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Pricey water bills comes with the territory when you’ve got a houseful of four adults and three teens ranging from ages 14 to 19. But Cyndi Watson and her wife Jane Kennelly look forward to lower water bills, thanks to CBWCD’s Landscape Evaluation and Aud...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

July 28, 2017 -- Scouts Earn Badges, Learn About Water Conservation at CBWCD Discovery Day

Local Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts attend Scout Discovery Day on July 22, 2017.

Inland Empire Girl Scout and Boy Scout troops participated in a day of watershed conservation coordinated by the Chino Basin Water Conservation District on Saturday, July 22. Over 75 scouts of all ages engaged in hands-on activities to earn badges and a s...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

March 11, 2017 -- New Community Seed Library Now Open to the Public

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On March 11, San Bernardino County residents are invited to a special open house for the new San Bernardino County Regional Seed Library.The free Open House will offer seed saving education workshops, crafts, demos, and activities for the whole family. Re...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

January 20, 2017 -- Poster contest now open to Inland Empire K-12 students

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Chino Basin Water Conservation District is accepting poster and infographic artwork entries until Jan. 20 from kindergarten to 12th grade students in its annual contest . Student winners and their teachers can receive up to $500 in prizes.

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Posted on: June 10, 2016

June 18, 2016 -- Mulch Giveaways and Docent Days every first and third Saturday!

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Have you been looking for ideas on drought tolerant groundcovers for slopes? Every first and third Saturday of the month, Master Gardeners will be assisting our current Saturday staff inthe Demonstration Garden to answer these and any additional quest...Read on...

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